The University of Texas at Dallas

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Richardson, TX

$13,992

Avg in-state tuition

$38,970

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About The University of Texas at Dallas

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Texas at Dallas is a large public university located on an urban campus in Richardson, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 28,669, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 79%. The university offers 55 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 69%, and a student-faculty ratio of 25:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $13,992, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $38,970.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

79% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

Students remain enrolled in this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This typically means students are happy with their school selection and wish to continue their education there.

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90% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

69% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Recommended

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-33

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1220-1450

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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29k

Students enrolled

95%

Online student enrollment

25:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Asian

31%

White

28%

Hispanic

15%

Non-U.S. Citizen

14%

Black

5%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

44%

Socio-economic diversity

25% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

25%

State Grant Aid

29%

Institution Grant Aid

72%

Pell Grant

25%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,219
State Grant Aid $9,527
Institution Grant Aid $11,175
Pell Grant Aid $4,637

Financial Outlook

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

$48k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.